Lost a freelancing client? Here’s how to rebound quickly

Every freelancer has had one: the bad day that just keeps giving. Mine came last year and was particularly nasty. I had just moved to Kentucky, bought a car and had to live on my own for the first time in five or six years. I had no backup, so if something went wrong, I

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4 Freelancing Myths That Need to Be Debunked

There are plenty of myths about freelancing. Anyone who has ever held a freelance position can name them off by the droves. You might be someone who believes one of these myths without even realizing it. The sad truth about freelancing myths is that they harm the freelancing community and can cause tension in families

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3 Ways to Recognize a Freelancing Scam

We’ve all seen them. They’re the people who claim you can make $3,000 this week if you just follow one secret step. Isn’t that convenient? Isn’t it amazing how you only have to pay $25 to learn enough to set your finances straight in less than 24 hours? Stop. There is absolutely no way that

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Help! I Want to Be a Face Painter!

So, I am back again to talk to you about another freelancing opportunity that you can start from the comfort of your home. It’s face painting! I’ve been a professional face painter for around 7 years. It’s an easy way to make an income, especially during the summer months. What do you need to know

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How Much Should I Charge for My Art?

Freelance art is a difficult field in many ways. It’s hard to value artwork, because unless you’re already very popular, there isn’t necessarily a demand for what you do. So, how can you put a value on your work? How can you make sure you make a profit? The first thing to remember is that

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3 Exciting Freelance Writing Opportunities

Whether you’re a stay-at-home mom or want to work from home for other reasons, freelancing is a great opportunity. Today, let’s talk about a few different websites you can use to get started as a writer online. These are just a few of the sites I’m familiar with. Many require that you pass tests and

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Don’t Keep Those Eggs in One Basket

Hi, everyone! Today is the last of my days “off” and it’s time to prepare for the next week of work. What’s on my freelancer agenda? An interview for a higher teaching position at VIPKID Planning posts for this blog Working on my books (I have two, one about freelancing (coming soon) and one that

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What Does a Freelancer’s Day Look Like?

For many people, freelancing and its meaning differs. For some, working from home on a defined schedule is freelancing. For others, having one-off projects come along is freelance work. Since there is such a variance in how people approach freelancing, it’s not possible to know exactly what every freelancer’s day is like. I can tell

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TESOL: An online opportunity with VIPKID

When I returned from my home in England and came back to the states, I quickly discovered that I was barely earning enough to support myself, to pay taxes, and to enjoy my normal daily life. In England, I was married, so there were two of us to support the things we wanted to do.

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